A Thanksgiving Plea

I beg of you, I implore you, I make a plea on my knees, Do NOT dress your cat up for Thanksgiving. Give kitty the turkey gizzard, not the hideous turkey costume, and kitty will be your friend furrever. Happy Thanksgiving to readers who celebrate the holiday! For the rest of the Melangites, I urge you to overload on carbs and sugar (with a little protein thrown in) and take a couple of naps on November 26th. Feel free to repeat thatRead more

Shame on You!

Shame Your Pet desk calendar, 2015. It’s absolutely hilarious and I’ve been having fun adding my own brand of dry and stupid humor to the shameful antics of dogs and cats. About 11 years ago, Natasha and I worked in the same office. I would buy a cat desk calendar every year and when the inspiration struck, I would write something silly about the unknowing cat of the day. When Natasha left to work elsewhere, I continued to send her aRead more

A Month of Warm Fuzzies

  As I let the medium red, copper brown dye overtake the grays on my head, I have a few minutes to ponder the month of December. It has been one of the best holiday seasons I have experienced – filled with elves and children, friends and family, shopping and eating, and celebrating the reason for the season (not Santa, but he’s cool too). I have loved every minute, on par with childhood memories of Christmas Eve mass and shaking wrapped presentsRead more